Category: People & Places – United States – Hispanic & Latino

Across the Bay by Carlos Aponte

Summary Would you like to visit the streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico? If so, follow young Carlitos as he roams the city in Across the Bay by Carlos Aponte. Carlitos is searching for his father in this award-winning book. He wonders about Papi… Continue Reading “Across the Bay by Carlos Aponte”

Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border

Between Us and Abuela Summary Have you heard about La Posada Sin Fronteras? I just learned about this significant gathering by reading Between Us and Abueala: A Family Story from the Border. La Posada Sin Fronteras takes place at the border of the United… Continue Reading “Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border”

Dreamers Lesson Activity

Dreamers Summary Yuyi Morales reminds us how important libraries are in her book Dreamers. When Morales first arrived in America with her young son, she didn’t know how to speak English. She was afraid and unsure of her new surroundings. One day, she visited… Continue Reading “Dreamers Lesson Activity”

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